Networks news in brief

Brief takes on the week's network news

Juniper Networks aims to speed up Wan products

Juniper Networks plans to build application acceleration technology into its wide area network products in an 18-month project called Enterprise Infranet. The products will be able to download certification keys that allow encrypted network traffic to be decoded then compressed to improve the speed at which the data packets can be transmitted.

Nortel adds protection to application switch

Nortel has built an application switch that features Symantec’s Intelligent Network Protection technologies, including a security inspection engine, automatic real-time threat protection updates and security content updates.

Microsoft to demo virtual application management

This week at the WinHec developer conference, Microsoft is expected to demonstrate hypervisor software that can run virtual applications, allowing them to be managed centrally and delivered over a network to desktop machines.

Fujitsu Services to offer enterprise VoIP service

Fujitsu Services is to launch a voice over IP service for medium to large companies. It will cost £21 per user per calendar month along with a monthly handset charge of £4 to £15 and an installation fee of £25 per desk.


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